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Missing man now wanted

Cops suspect his link with Ansarullah Bangla Team; family rejects police claim A missing man named Tehzeeb Karim, who once visited Pakistan and Yemen, is now wanted by police. Deputy Commissioner (Media) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police Masudur Rahman yesterday said they have information about Tehzeeb’s links with militant outfit Ansarullah Bangla Team. “Tehzeeb is wanted […]

Invitee parties show little interest in joining anti-terrorism dialogue BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s initiative to forge a national unity against militancy is apparently going to fall flat, as the BNP received a lukewarm response from most other political parties. Khaleda’s stance against severing ties with the Jamaat-e-Islami and the BNP’s negative image due to its […]

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Bangladesh has witnessed attacks by militants claiming to have pledged allegiance to IS in recent months A recent classified document of the United States State Department shows Bangladesh as a growing hub of the Islamic State, NBC has reported. A counterterrorism ‘Heat Map,’ as it is called, shows six countries as ‘aspiring branches’ of IS […]

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Qasemi blames the current education system for the rise of militant activities and killings The supporters of radical Islamist platform Hefazat-e-Islam’s Dhaka unit staged a demonstration in front of Baitul Mukarram national mosque yesterday to protest against terrorism and killings. They were given permission to hold the programme under certain conditions including not to speak […]

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Bangladesh Navy and Coast Guard in a joint drive on Friday destroyed several dens of robbers and their watch towers at different areas of Chandpai range in eastern part of the Sunderbans, one of the largest mangrove forests in the world. The drive was launched as a part of operation ‘Pirate Hunt’ that started earlier […]

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Attackers wearing military uniforms shot dead at least 13 people and wounded 15 on Friday in a busy market area in a town in India’s restive northeastern state of Assam, in an attack blamed by the authorities on a regional separatist group. The gunmen fired indiscriminately and threw hand grenades at the crowded weekly market […]

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Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha officials said they would comply with the court’s order to demolish the BGMEA Bhaban on the Hatirjheel Lake in the capital. On June 2, the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court dismissed BGMEA’s appeal against a High Court Division order to demolish the 15-story BGMEA Bhaban, illegally built eclipsing the lake. The […]

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The Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has given a commitment that $81 million stolen by cyber criminals from the account of Bangladesh Bank in New York and funnelled through bank accounts in Manila would be returned, the Bangladesh ambassador to the Philippines says. A Bangladesh central bank team visiting Manila to recover the money said earlier […]

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South Korea’s Kim Woo-Jin made the most of perfect shooting conditions to set a 72-arrow world record in the Olympic archery at the Rio de Janeiro Games on Friday and fire an ominous warning at challengers to his gold medal claims. The world champion’s total of 700 points during the ranking round at the Sambodromo […]

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